Some SSA master’s students have the opportunity to delve deep into the scholarly work of social work research
The ACA uses Medicaid to get health insurance to millions of people. Colleen Grogan is keeping track of what happened after that plan was derailed.
Sydney Hans is studying how home visits from a doula help young mothers and their children
We challenge our students to dig deeper to understand the root causes and human costs of social problems.
SSA has defined how the world understands the field of social work and the problems it addresses.
SSA's approach is interdisciplinary and intellectually pluralistic.
At SSA, practice and policy are complementary.
"Students are exposed to a wide variety of academic and professional opportunities at SSA and these diverse experiences and world views help to inform decisions about our personal and career trajectories."
Marci Ybarra comments about a new app that could potentially help those seeking social services
A discussion and critique of Harold Pollack's financial rules of thumb
Crime Lab's Becoming A Man initiative decreased violent crime arrests among participants by 44 percent
Harold Pollack: there has been a decline in crime rates across major cities
Harold Pollack commends youth-violence intervention programs
Isadora Sherman, AM '50, social worker who helped troubled teens, passes away at 91
Harold Pollack comments on gun lobby’s influence on health policy
Harold Pollack interviews Amy Berman about her experiences living with a terminal illness
Mark Courtney: Young adults often neglected in policies and programs that could help
Alumna Evelyn Diaz talks about Chicago's Summer Jobs program
Matthew Epperson: Reflections on the Role of Social Work in Criminal Justice Reform
Mark Courtney: Transition from Foster Care to Independence
Harold Pollack criticizes drug testing for welfare benefits
Harold Pollack discusses the lack of qualified academics working in government
San Francisco drew on Susan Lambert’s research in formulating Retail Workers Bill of Rights
Jan 27, 12:00 PM: Voter Registration
Jan 28, 12:00 PM: Justice Works First-Year Discussion Group
Jan 29, 12:00 PM: PMF Debrief
Jan 29, 12:00 PM: Doctorial Workshops
Jan 30, 8:30 AM: Strengths Quest
Jan 30, 8:30 AM: RA Community Practice
Jan 30, 9:00 AM: Field Workshop
Jan 30, 12:00 PM: Food for Thought
Feb 2, 10:00 AM: SSA Campus/Class Visits
Feb 2, 12:00 PM: Student Tuition Organizing Meeting
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